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Recipe: your 4x5 camera Fedex envelop 8x10 film holder flash gun

Cut a 8x10 window on one side of the envelop and fix it on the wall. Insert the film holder with plain white paper in one side for focus and photo paper in the other side for enlargement.

Put the film under the ground glass of the camera, aim your camera at the envelop and adjust to focus. You can use any light at this time. When you are ready, just turn around the film holder, hold a flash gun behind the ground glass, wrap with dark cloth to prevent light leak then give it a couple flash and you have it. The power and times of flash can be determinded experimently.

-- Aaron Rocky (, December 14, 1999


great kiss concept!! thank you for the idea!

-- patrick (, December 02, 2001.

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